Early morning rising tells one that Jack Frost has arrived, and it is time to break out the ladies sweaters long sleeves, cashmere and hot chocolate. The number of choices becomes a joy to explore in the morning light. Turtleneck, scoop neck or V neck on a sweater determines the look and the mood for the day. Long sleeve, three-quarter sleeve or short sleeves lets one prepare for a cold day in the way that fits her needs.
Cardigan sweaters conjure up images of sophistication and elegance in a gentle understated, but ever-present way. Button fronts with cable stitching makes a traditional look possible. Add a flare in the material at the hemlines and one has a sweater that swings with every move. Karen Scott sweaters come with marl open fronts, shawl collars extending down vertically to the hemlines or button up designs with large epaulettes. Charter Club added new features to this favorite with two-toned color design, and ruffled edgings on some cardigans.
Scoop neck sweaters have assorted colors and design patterns. Style&co. makes pullovers with flared long sleeves and flared hem. Alfani got creative and made sweater tunics purposely asymmetrically hemmed with color blocking. Many brands make a concerted effort to have traditional and contemporary looks in their product lines.
Cowl neck sweaters add interest to a wardrobe. In this category designers got playful in creating ladies sweaters. Argyle, cable knit or poncho design complements the material. RXB Sweater combined short sleeves, cowl neck and fringed hem successfully for a fun look. AGB combines cowling with a belt in many of its looks, giving a sweater a completely different look and feel. INC International Concepts put sequins inside some of its cowls for an interesting effect as the cowl drapes across the chest.
Sweater dresses are a variation on the sweater theme. Get the hourglass figure one has always wanted by simply slipping on a Vintage Suzie Dress. Two-toned design and naturally curved lines gives the illusion of layering and a great look. Match with a pair of boots and one has an outfit to go to office or a night on the town. Or, take a look at Jump Sweater Dress brand, which has flower-like ruffling along the neckline, but extends diagonally down the length of the dress making for a subtle, endearing, romantic look.
Ladies sweaters have been thoroughly and enticingly updated. So, if one has not taken a look in a while, it is time. Find sweaters and so much more at Macy's.